At the holy Triveni Sangam, Prayagraj (Allahabad) will organize the grand human gathering Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 for Hindu devotees to wash away their past sins. It is hosted every six years when Jupiter arrives in Aries or Taurus and Sun and Moon are in Capricorn during the Hindu month of Magha, Allahabad is blessed into a land that has true devotees taking a dip at the confluence of holy Rivers. The Mela boasts a colossal gathering; Allahabad Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 will begin from January 15 and will end on March 4. This one and a half month long religious festival apart from millions of devotees across the country it also welcomes various Sadhus and Shaivite Akhadas who bathe in the water before anyone else and make it more spiritual.

The Kumbh Mela is known as the World’s largest peaceful gathering at some of the very significant destinations in the history of Hinduism. Haridwar (river Ganga), Prayag (Triveni Sangam of Yamuna, Ganga and Saraswati), Ujjain (river Kshipra), and Nasik (river Godavari) are the ultimate Kumbh Mela destinations which are believed to be eternally blessed during this time. Excited travellers and ardent roamers who are willing to explore the cultural heritage of our country can be part of the incessant hysteria at the Kumbh.

The city is also known as Prayag, Allahabad is a celebrated pilgrimage destination of India. It is situated in southern Uttar Pradesh. The city’s necessary tourist destinations include Triveni Sangam Allahabad, Hanuman Mandir, Khusro Bagh, Allahabad Museum, Minto Park, Ashoka Pillar, Beni Madhav Temple and many more where you have to visit during the festival time. Allahabad is well-connected to other major Indian cities by air, road and rail as it is a business and leisure destination.

How to reach Prayagraj by Air

Allahabad has its own airport which is only 12 km away from the heart of the city. The other nearby Airports includes Varanasi airport, Lucknow airport and Kanpur airport. You can easily book flights to Allahabad from Delhi as there are number f flights that run daily between the cities.

How to reach Prayagraj by Railways

Allahabad Junction is one of the prime junctions in Northern India and there are many trains that connect it to several other cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, Kolkata and Jaipur. There are four main railway stations of Allahabad are City Station at Rambagh, Daraganj Station, Prayag Station and Allahabad Station from you can find a direct train from Delhi. It is the cheapest way to reach Allahabad from Delhi without much difficulty.

How to reach Prayagraj by Road

Allahabad is 633 km from New Delhi. It is well connected through highways to Delhi. By Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation you can find buses from Allahabad to Delhi or other cities. This road journey might be long and tiresome.

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